Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software

Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software

A Los Angeles police officer wears an Axon body camera in 2017. On Thursday, the company announced it is holding off on facial recognition software, citing its unreliability.Axon announced Thursday that it will ban the technology because it is not reliable enough for law enforcement, especially when it comes to identifying women and people of color.

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Source: NPR
Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software

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